Bright green creeping jenny cascading over retaining wall The bright yellow green leaves of creeping jenny Creeping Jenny around rocks A hosta sits in a neon green sea of Creeping Jenny
Bright green creeping jenny cascading over retaining wall The bright yellow green leaves of creeping jenny Creeping Jenny around rocks A hosta sits in a neon green sea of Creeping Jenny

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Creeping Jenny

Lysimachia nummularia 'Aurea'

Forms a charming low mat of butter yellow leaves, bearing bright golden yellow flowers from late spring into summer. Excellent in pots and tubs, or cascading over walls. Outstanding when used as a foliage accent. Evergreen in milder climates.

Growzone: 3-8

As Low As: $17.95

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Creeping Jenny, a fast growing and vigorous groundcover, this shade loving perennial brings a bright flash of chartreuse color to your shady areas. Its golden round leaves form on trailing stems while small yellow flowers appear during the summer. Be careful not to plant in areas where spreading would be unwanted - a single plant can grow 2 feet wide and root down as it grows,

    Growing Zone: 3-8
    Mature Height: 2 to 4 Inches
    Mature Width: 12 to 18 inches
    Classification: Perennial
    Sunlight: Full Sun to Partial Shade
    Habit: Creeping
    Flower Color: Yellow
    Flowering Season: June through September
    Foliage: Bright Yellow-Green
    Soil Condition: Prefers dry, average to sandy soil
    Water Requirements: Water well until established
    Uses: Extremely attractive when used as a focal point in the mixed border, mass planting, or as a spiller in containers.
    This Plants Growzone: 3-8 Creeping Jenny Hardiness Zone

    How to Care for Creeping Jenny

    We suggest when planting your newly purchased Creeping Jenny plants that you dig a hole twice as wide as the root system but not deeper. Depending on the quality of your existing soil you may need to add a locally sourced compost or topsoil to the back-fill soil. We do not recommend using straight topsoil or compost as a back-fill soil because more times than not these products will retain entirely to much moisture and will cause the root system to rot. Adding compost or topsoil will help the young feeder roots to spread through the loose, nutrient rich soil, much easier than if you used solely the existing soil which more times than not will be hard and compacted. The most common cause of plant death after transplanting is planting the new plant to deep. That is why we do not recommend planting in a hole any deeper than the soil line of the plant in the pot. A good rule is that you should still be able to see the soil the plant was grown in after back-filling the hole. Creeping Jenny does prefer drier soils so if there was ever a plant that we would recommend not adding topsoil or compost this is one. Bio-tone starter fertilizer is a great starter fertilizer that provides plants with mycorrhizae fungus. It is a naturally occurring beneficial fungus that colonizes on the new growing roots of plants. It creates a barrier between the roots of the plant and fungus and pathogens that can cause root rot. We love this product and use it on all plants we install in our own gardens. Bio-tone is a gardener’s best friend and can help guarantee your success.

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